Andrew Corletto returns to the Rolex Sydney Hobart having not competed since 2013 when Shining Sea finished 18th overall and third in Division 3. This is Darryl Hodgkinson’s previous Victoire, a Beneteau First 45. Corletto has been campaigning Shining Sea locally and nationally with considerable success and in 2014 was named South Australian IRC and AMS champion and IRC offshore champion; 2014 Victorian IRC and AMS champion - Div 2; Beneteau Firsts Australian champion and SA Yacht of the Year. Shining Sea also won the Adelaide Port Lincoln Race in 2015.
|Skipper||Andrew Corletto (3)|
|Navigator||Craig Evans (4)|
|Crew||R Last (12), S Harris (7), M Warman (7), P Eldrid (3), M Richards, S Langbein (2), L Burrow (5), V Schulz, C Mitchell (1), M Korobacz|
|Type||Beneteau First 45|